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Missouri House Republicans Block Medicaid Expansion

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The capitol building of the state of Missouri in Jefferson City.

In 2020 Missourians approved the constitutional amendment that would give up to 250,000 residents access to government health insurance.

Now, expansion is in doubt as Republicans in Missouri's House have passed a budget that does not include money for that program. One House Democrat responds to her fellow lawmakers' votes.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Chris Young is an Assistant Producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at chrisy@kcur.org.
Zach Wilson is the associate producer for KCUR's Up To Date.